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University of Southern Maine

Educational Methods

2013

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Lessons Learned At Selected 1:1 Ipad High Schools, School Year 2012-2013, Amy F. Johnson Phd, Caroline A. Pinkham Aug 2013

Lessons Learned At Selected 1:1 Ipad High Schools, School Year 2012-2013, Amy F. Johnson Phd, Caroline A. Pinkham

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In the spring of 2013, the Maine Learning Technology Initiative (MLTI) adopted a new approach to its 1:1 device selection process. Rather than choosing a single vendor to provide a uniform statewide technology implementation, the Maine Department of Education opted to select a preferred solution and allowed schools the autonomy to choose from among four other approved bids. In anticipation that a number of schools would choose to provide iPads to students, the Maine Education Policy Research Institute (MEPRI) at the University of Southern Maine surveyed teachers at three Maine high schools currently using 1:1 iPads with their ...